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April 17, 2021
Results from the study data reinforce the need to adhere to public health measures by people who have been vaccinated.
April 16, 2021
While RT-PCR testing is difficult for confirming a reinfection with the virus, whole genome sequencing may be a more reliable measure.
April 15, 2021
Antimicrobials were commonly prescribed during the first wave of the pandemic, and clinicians were successfully guided by antimicrobial stewardship programs.
Increased facility-level vaccine coverage amongst residents and staff was associated with lower cases in the latter population.
April 14, 2021
More than half of urine cultures were found to be contaminated and 1 in 5 of the patients were prescribed an antibiotic.
Social identity plays an important role in how antimicrobial stewards see their roles and influences how they communicated with prescribers.
April 29, 2019
An intervention involving improved communication and antibiotic timeouts in nursing homes reduced the days of antibiotic therapy, according to a recent study.
April 26, 2019
The aggregated average HAI rates before and after discontinuing contact precautions were 0.14 and 0.15 MRSA HAI/1000 patient days, 0.06 and 0.04 VRE HAI/1000 patient days, and 0.04 and 0.03 MRSA LabID events/100 admissions.
The rate of health care-associated influenza cases per season decreased from a median of 16.8 cases pre-policy rollout to 5.2 cases post-policy rollout at a large pediatric hospital.
April 25, 2019
Non-sporicidal cleansers are commonly used to disinfect surfaces in the hospital rooms of patients with C auris colonization or infection, but are they efficacious?